Get Out: Pumpkin Fest, Joseph and the Amazing Dreamcoat
Let Patch help you make plans for something fun to do this weekend.
Looking for something fun to do this weekend? We've got the best bets for your done-with-work-outta-here time.
Check out our picks for activities to hit and new places to explore this weekend.
1. Libertyville High School Sophomore and Varsity Football Games vs. Lake Zurich High School - Dad's Night
Where / When: Libertyville High School; 5 and 7:30 p.m., Friday, September 30.
Why Go?: Come out and cheer for the wildcats as the players honor their dads.
2. Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Where / When: St. Lawrence Episcopal Church; 7 p.m., Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 30, October 1 and 2.
Why Go?: Jr. Encore presents the musical saga of Joseph and his brothers. Experience the Old Testament through many different musical styles in this entertaining performance.
Pricing: $10 per person.
3. Lake County Family YMCA 5K
Where / When: Central Lake Y, 700 Lakeview Pkwy, Vernon Hills; 8 a.m., Saturday, October 1.
Why Go?: Families, children and active older adults are welcome to run or walk this 3.1 mile course along a paved path near the Y. Perfect for anyone who is running in a 5K for the first time. Every participant will receive a t-shirt.
Pricing: $10 for anyone age 16 and older; $5 for anyone 15 and younger.
4. Libertyville Pumpkin Fest
Where / When: Cook Memorial Park; 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., Saturday,October 1.
Why Go?: Fall fun, entertainment, Touch-a-Truck, family activities at downtown businesses. Donate a non-perishable food item and receive a pumpkin.
Pricing: Free admission.
5. The Freddy Jones Band at Viper Alley
Where / When: Viper Alley, 275 Parkway Dr., Lincolnshire; 8 p.m.; Friday, September 30.
Why Go?: Live rock performance with the style and sound similar to the Allman Brothers Band and the Dave Matthews Band. Sure to be a rockin' good time.
Pricing: $30 - $50 per ticket.
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